NEWS RELEASE May 28, 2014
GARDNERS, PA. – The fourth annual Appalachian Trail Hall of Fame Banquet will be held on Friday, June 6, at the Allenberry Resort in Boiling Springs, Pennsylvania. The Banquet is conducted each year by the Appalachian Trail Museum.
The highlight of the Banquet will be the induction of the 2014 class of the Appalachian Trail Hall of Fame. The 2014 class is A. Rufus Morgan of Franklin, North Carolina; Charles R. Rinaldi of Boca Raton, Florida; Clarence S. Stein of New York City, New York; and Pamela Underhill of Harpers Ferry, West Virginia. Each honoree will receive a one of a kind hand carved hiking stick made by John “Bodacious” Beaudet, a two time A.T. thru-hiker. In addition, Randy “Windtalker” Motz, will will provide music during the reception, playing ‘Native SoundScapes’ on his Native American flute. Also, Richard Judy will be present to sign his book ‘Thru: An Appalachian Trail Love Story’.”
Jim Foster, chair of the Appalachian Trail Hall of Fame selection committee, said a6 p.m. reception will precede the dinner, which begins at 7 p.m. The cost of the reception and dinner is $30 for museum members and $40 for others. Complete information on the Hall of Fame Banquet is available at http://atmbanquet2014.eventbrite.com/ Tickets may be purchased either at that website, or directly from the Appalachian Trail Museum by sending a check to:
Appalachian Trail Museum
1120 Pine Grove Road
Gardners, PA 17324
About the Appalachian Trail Museum Society
Appalachian Trail Hall of Fame inductees are honored in the Appalachian Trail Museum, which has had approximately 29,800 visitors from throughout the United States and 18 other countries since it opened in Pine Grove Furnace State Park in June 2010. Located near the midway point of the 2,185-mile-long Appalachian Trail, the museum is across from the Pine Grove General Store on Pennsylvania Route 233.
The Appalachian Trail Museum, Inc., a 501-C-3 not-for-profit organization, organizes programs, exhibits, volunteers and fundraising nationwide for the Appalachian Trail Museum. Located in the Pine Grove Furnace State Park in Gardners, Pennsylvania, the museum is conveniently near Carlisle, Gettysburg and Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. Additional information is available atwww.atmuseum.org.
Appalachian Trail Museum Society